The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 58 108 92
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -16
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 92 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.16% 1.03% 1.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.05% 3.81% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 17 20
Median daily rate £410 £348 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.81% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £173 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £434 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £322
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +16.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £42.00 £22.13 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.83% +92.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £11.68 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £32.05 £15.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £31.22 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+31.32% -3.93%
Computer Science
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1017 787 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.96% 27.11% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 380 382
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 42 23
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.74 £13.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.24 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.90% -13.16%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire -10 48 £400 +14.94% 3
Edinburgh +1 13 £438 +29.62% 10
Glasgow +10 10 £368 -2.00% 15
Dundee 0 1 £210 +23.52%
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 120 (86.96%) Degree
2 73 (52.90%) Security Cleared
3 65 (47.10%) Microsoft
4 53 (38.41%) Windows
5 52 (37.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 51 (36.96%) SC Cleared
7 47 (34.06%) OpenStack
8 41 (29.71%) PowerShell
9 36 (26.09%) HP
9 36 (26.09%) Windows Server
10 33 (23.91%) Active Directory
11 31 (22.46%) ITIL
12 29 (21.01%) MCSE
12 29 (21.01%) SharePoint
13 26 (18.84%) MS Excel
14 25 (18.12%) Migration
14 25 (18.12%) Office 365
15 24 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
15 24 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
15 24 (17.39%) SQL Server
15 24 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
16 23 (16.67%) Project Management
17 22 (15.94%) .NET
18 20 (14.49%) Linux
18 20 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (14.49%) ITIL V3
19 19 (13.77%) JSP 440
19 19 (13.77%) Java
19 19 (13.77%) Six Sigma
19 19 (13.77%) Citrix

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 47 (34.06%) OpenStack
2 29 (21.01%) SharePoint
3 18 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 18 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 18 (13.04%) Skype for Business
4 15 (10.87%) Office Communications Server
5 8 (5.80%) Node.js
6 7 (5.07%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (4.35%) Apache
7 6 (4.35%) IIS
7 6 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (3.62%) JBoss
9 4 (2.90%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (2.90%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (18.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (2.90%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.72%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.12%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.72%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.04%) Skype
2 12 (8.70%) HTTP
3 9 (6.52%) SAN
4 8 (5.80%) NetScaler
5 6 (4.35%) DNS
6 5 (3.62%) HTTPS
7 4 (2.90%) Kerberos
7 4 (2.90%) LDAP
7 4 (2.90%) X.500
8 3 (2.17%) SSL
8 3 (2.17%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.45%) IPsec
9 2 (1.45%) NAS
9 2 (1.45%) SNMP
9 2 (1.45%) VPN
10 1 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.72%) EIGRP
10 1 (0.72%) Firewall
10 1 (0.72%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.72%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.90%) MarkLogic
3 4 (2.90%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.45%) GIS
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.72%) Big Data
5 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.72%) HBase
5 1 (0.72%) Mahout
5 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.35%) gulp
2 6 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.72%) Build Forge
3 1 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.72%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 15 (10.87%) Finance
2 4 (2.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.17%) Banking
4 2 (1.45%) Games
5 1 (0.72%) Avionics
5 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (16.67%) Developer
2 8 (5.80%) SharePoint Engineer
3 7 (5.07%) BizTalk Developer
3 7 (5.07%) Citrix Engineer
3 7 (5.07%) Consultant
3 7 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (5.07%) Node.js Developer
4 6 (4.35%) Computer Scientist
4 6 (4.35%) Java Developer
4 6 (4.35%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (2.90%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (2.90%) Architect
5 4 (2.90%) Engineering Specialist
5 4 (2.90%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (2.90%) Messaging Engineer
5 4 (2.90%) SharePoint Specialist
6 3 (2.17%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (2.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (2.17%) Messaging Consultant
6 3 (2.17%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.94%) .NET
2 14 (10.14%) CSS
2 14 (10.14%) Web Services
3 9 (6.52%) HTML
3 9 (6.52%) Middleware
4 8 (5.80%) XML
5 7 (5.07%) .NET Framework
5 7 (5.07%) Express
5 7 (5.07%) hapi
5 7 (5.07%) RESTful
6 6 (4.35%) jQuery
6 6 (4.35%) XSLT
7 5 (3.62%) J2EE
7 5 (3.62%) Spring
8 4 (2.90%) Drools
8 4 (2.90%) Ext JS
8 4 (2.90%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.90%) jBPM
8 4 (2.90%) JSP
8 4 (2.90%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.14%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (7.97%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.80%) Algorithms
3 8 (5.80%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.35%) Clustering
4 6 (4.35%) iPad
4 6 (4.35%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.62%) Life Science
5 5 (3.62%) PKI
6 4 (2.90%) Replication
6 4 (2.90%) User Experience
7 3 (2.17%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.45%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.45%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.45%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.72%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 53 (38.41%) Windows
2 36 (26.09%) Windows Server
3 24 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (14.49%) Linux
5 17 (12.32%) Unix
6 2 (1.45%) AIX
6 2 (1.45%) Android
6 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.45%) Solaris
7 1 (0.72%) HPUX
7 1 (0.72%) OS/390
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.46%) ITIL
2 25 (18.12%) Migration
3 23 (16.67%) Project Management
4 20 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (14.49%) ITIL V3
5 19 (13.77%) Six Sigma
6 16 (11.59%) Service Delivery
7 15 (10.87%) OO
8 14 (10.14%) Load Balancing
9 13 (9.42%) Analytics
9 13 (9.42%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (8.70%) OOD
10 12 (8.70%) Workflow
11 11 (7.97%) Change Management
11 11 (7.97%) Integration Testing
11 11 (7.97%) Validation
12 10 (7.25%) ERP
13 8 (5.80%) Content Management
13 8 (5.80%) ETL
14 7 (5.07%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 41 (29.71%) PowerShell
2 19 (13.77%) Java
3 17 (12.32%) C#
4 16 (11.59%) JavaScript
4 16 (11.59%) SQL
5 9 (6.52%) C++
6 7 (5.07%) VBScript
7 6 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.17%) C
8 3 (2.17%) Perl
9 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.72%) C-shell
9 1 (0.72%) Groovy
9 1 (0.72%) Korn
9 1 (0.72%) PHP
9 1 (0.72%) Python
9 1 (0.72%) Scala
9 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 120 (86.96%) Degree
2 73 (52.90%) Security Cleared
3 52 (37.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (36.96%) SC Cleared
5 29 (21.01%) MCSE
6 8 (5.80%) MCP
6 8 (5.80%) MCTS
7 6 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (4.35%) PhD
8 3 (2.17%) MBA
9 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.72%) CCDA
9 1 (0.72%) CCNA
9 1 (0.72%) CCNP
9 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.77%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 33 (23.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.80%) XenApp
2 8 (5.80%) XenDesktop
3 6 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.45%) Firmware
5 2 (1.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.72%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.72%) Samba
6 1 (0.72%) UAG
6 1 (0.72%) vCloud
6 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (7.25%) SCCM
2 9 (6.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.72%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.72%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.72%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.72%) OpenView
4 1 (0.72%) SCOM
4 1 (0.72%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.72%) Simpana
4 1 (0.72%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.72%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 65 (47.10%) Microsoft
2 36 (26.09%) HP
3 19 (13.77%) Citrix
4 17 (12.32%) VMware
5 12 (8.70%) AppSense
5 12 (8.70%) IronPort
6 7 (5.07%) Oracle
7 6 (4.35%) Nintex
8 2 (1.45%) Altiris
8 2 (1.45%) CA
9 1 (0.72%) Apple
9 1 (0.72%) Axway
9 1 (0.72%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.72%) Cisco
9 1 (0.72%) CommVault
9 1 (0.72%) Compuware
9 1 (0.72%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.72%) Opsware
9 1 (0.72%) SAP
9 1 (0.72%) Sun
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